“Are you better than No-amon, which was situated by the waters of the Nile, with water surrounding her, whose rampart was the sea, whose wall consisted of the sea? Ethiopia was her might, and Egypt too, without limits. Put and Lubim were among her helpers. Yet she became an exile, she went into captivity; also her small children were dashed to pieces at the head of every street; they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound with fetters. You too will become drunk, you will be hidden. You too will search for a refuge from the enemy" (Nahum 3:8-11).
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Protests and Unrest in the States!
As protests and unrest engulf the land of the free and the home of the brave, the prophet Isaiah’s prayer is appropriate and applicable. Isaiah cried out: “O LORD, be gracious to us; for we have waited for You. Be [our] strength every morning, our salvation also in the time of distress…The LORD is exalted, for He dwells on high; He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness. And He will be the stability of your times, a wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge” (Isaiah 33:2, 5-6).
You see, Isaiah did not look to a particular political party; say the Party of the Patriarchs, or the Party of the Priests, or the Party of the Prophets, the Party of the Preachers or the Party of the Patriots to solve the problems of his beloved country, Israel. Rather, he reverently and resolutely looked to the Person of Yahweh, that is, the Self-existing, the Self-sufficient, the Sustainer, the Sovereign and the Supreme Deity of the Universe, to solve Israel’s problems. He knew that no political party, politician, nor president could solve his country’s political problems, let alone her spiritual problems. But he knew without a doubt that the Lord can because He is in a distinguished class all by Himself and has all power to do what man cannot do.
May You, O Yahweh, be gracious to the land of the free and the home of the brave, her salvation in this time of distress, and the stability of her times! In Jesus’ name, I pray! Amen!
The Global Coronavirus Pandemic!
Our world is literally under attack. The global Coronavirus pandemic has brought our world to its knees. Millions have contracted the dreaded COVID-19 virus. Thousands upon thousands have lost their lives after contracting the virus. The future looks bleak for the world. But in the midst of this global pandemic, it is important for believers in Christ to keep reminding themselves that:
- God is our Go-To-Person;
- God is good all the time;
- God is gracious;
- God is great and greatly to be praised;
- God is our guide;
- God is our guard;
- God is our guardian;
- God Himself is our guarantee;
- God is the generous giver who gives life and takes it away. Blessed be His name!
For those who have lost loved ones in the global Coronavirus pandemic, we grieve with you. Our sincere prayer for you is that the Father of mercies, the God of all comfort, will Himself comfort you so that you will be able to comfort others in their trials and losses. [I have personally lost a beloved nephew to the virus in the UK]. We also thank God for those who have been treated and have recovered from the Coronavirus and trust you will be touched with the goodness and grace of God to you. [I also have another nephew who is recovering from the virus in the UK]. We also pray for God's hand of protection on the first responders across the globe. And we pray that even in such a time as this, "this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come" (Matthew 24:14).
God has called and commissioned believers to carry the good news to the ends of the earth so that those who have not heard it would hear it and hopefully heed its message of salvation and forgiveness of sins in Jesus Christ. How do believers do this effectively? Well, to become effective in our witness, we must be well-acquainted with how God views them and thinks of those who are not yet saved. Often, we do not see things as God sees them. Thankfully, God has revealed in His Word, the Bible, how He views them. What has He revealed of unbelievers we call friends, schoolmates, co-workers, and have fun with? Please find out about how God views them in this article and become more effective in your witness to them.
Among the many gifts God has given to His Church here on earth, are pastors and preachers. They have the blessed privilege and responsibility of equipping believers for the work of service (Ephesians 4:11-12). This work can only be done faithfully and fruitfully through the anointing and power of the Holy Spirit. Prayer is the vehicle God has chosen to release His anointing and power to work in and through pastors and preachers to fulfill their God-given task. Unfortunately, while pastors and preachers pray for the congregations they serve, they are not prayed for fervently and faithfully. But it doesn't need to be this way. Let's commit to praying for our pastors, especially in such a time as this.
An important principle of effective ministry that brings glory to God is that a spiritual work requires spiritual power. But all too often, we find ourselves striving in our own human strength to do the holy service of God. In such a time as this, when human strength and skills are glorified, it is important for us to be reminded afresh that God’s work must be done in God’s power for Him to receive all the glory.
One of the greatest privileges the infinite and all loving God has given sinful, finite, and limited man is personally and savingly knowing Him, through His Son Jesus Christ. This is one of the unique features of the Christian faith. While praying in the Upper Room, just before going to the Cross, our Lord made a staggering and sublime statement-affirming God's desire for us to know Him. "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent" (John 17:3). What a privilege! However, this privilege is a long-life process. Please, join us in the pursuit of knowing God.
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A major part of God's calling upon my life is reaching the lost with His gospel of grace and love. God has given me a wonderful opportunity to serve Him in this area of ministry.
One of the greatest statements the Bible makes about prayer is that: "The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much" (James 5:16). The Lord Jesus taught that such prayer can be learned by the believer. No matter where you are, you can still join the School of Prayer to learn more about effectual prayer.
When our Lord Jesus came to earth, He preached the Word, not put on a show. He explained the truth, not entertained the crowds. He taught God's Word, not tickled itching ears. Here at Yesuli Ministries, we take the charge to preach the word seriously. We are committed to a verse by verse exposition of the Bible with passion, precision, power, and purpose. Our desire is to proclaim God's Word in a refreshing and relevant manner.
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